The Resource Violence and the city in the modern Middle East, (ebook)

Violence and the city in the modern Middle East, (ebook)

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Violence and the city in the modern Middle East
Title
Violence and the city in the modern Middle East
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Language
eng
Summary
This book explores violence in the public lives of modern Middle Eastern cities, approaching violence as an individual and collective experience, a historical event, and an urban process. Violence and the city coexist in a complicated dialogue, and critical consideration of the city offers an important way to understand the transformative powers of violence-its ability to redraw the boundaries of urban life, to create and divide communities, and to affect the ruling strategies of local elites, governments, and transnational political players. The essays included in this volume reflect the diversity of Middle Eastern urbanism from the eighteenth to the late twentieth centuries, from the capitals of Cairo, Tunis, and Baghdad to the provincial towns of Jeddah, Nablus, and Basra and the oil settlements of Dhahran and Abadan. In reconstructing the violent pasts of cities, new vistas on modern Middle Eastern history are opened, offering alternative and complementary perspectives to the making and unmaking of empires, nations, and states. Given the crucial importance of urban centers in shaping the Middle East in the modern era, and the ongoing potential of public histories to foster dialogue and reconciliation, this volume is both critical and timely
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Midwest
Dewey number
303.60956
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fuccaro, Nelida
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  • Urban violence
  • Political violence
  • City and town life
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adult
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Violence and the city in the modern Middle East, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780804797764
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11891161
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remote
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11891161
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MWT11891161
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Violence and the city in the modern Middle East, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804797764
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891161
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891161
System control number
MWT11891161
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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